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May 22nd 2015, 2:15 pm PT

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited Now Available for Digital Pre-order on Xbox One

Content: The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited
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Game Description: XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 6/9/2015. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 UTC ON THE RELEASE DATE. Once purchase is complete, download this game by selecting the “Manage” button on the product details page on your console.

Experience this multiplayer roleplaying game on your own or together with your friends, guild mates, and thousands of alliance members. Explore dangerous caves and dungeons in Skyrim, or craft quality goods to sell in the city of Daggerfall. Embark upon adventurous quests across Tamriel and engage in massive player versus player battles, or spend your days at the nearest fishing hole or reading one of many books of lore. The choices are yours in the persistent world of The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited.

 

 

The Elder Scrolls Online – Pre-Order Edition – Pre-order The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited and receive the Explorer’s Pack. The Explorer’s Pack grants the ability to play any race in any alliance, an exclusive pet, and bonus treasure maps.

The Elder Scrolls Online – Imperial Pre-Order – Enhance your adventures with The Imperial Edition Upgrade. The Imperial race is able to play in any alliance you choose. You’ll be able to travel around Tamriel with your trusty Imperial White Horse. Your character will have immediate access to craft Imperial gear, or transform existing gear into the Imperial style.

May 22nd 2015 at 2:15 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Pre-order, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 34 comments

May 21st 2015, 5:34 pm PT

Spy Chameleon is Now Available for Xbox One

Spy ChameleonContent: Spy Chameleon
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Game Description: Spy Chameleon is an arcade-puzzle game where the player must avoid being seen thanks to the chameleon’s ability to change colors and camouflage. Through 5 missions and 75 levels, the player will discover different enemies and abilities to complete these super-secret missions: taking photos of a celebrity with her lover and stealing the secret formula of a successful soft drink are just two examples.

Purchase Spy Chameleon for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Unfinished Pixel
Publisher: Unfinished Pixel
Website: Spy Chameleon
Twitter: @UnfinishedPixel

May 21st 2015 at 5:34 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 11 comments

May 20th 2015, 9:00 am PT

Xbox One Special Edition Halo: The Master Chief Collection Bundle Comes to the U.S.

For a limited time, Xbox fans in the U.S. can get their hands on an Xbox One Special Edition Halo: The Master Chief Collection Bundle featuring a sleek, Cirrus White Xbox One console and wireless controller. The bundle also comes packed with a digital download code for Halo: The Master Chief Collection – the essential Halo fan experience that features the Master Chief’s complete story through four free Halo games: Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3 and Halo 4. Best of all, it’s all available for ERP $349 in the U.S.

The Xbox One Special Edition Halo: The Master Chief Collection Bundle will be available later this month in very limited quantities and for a limited time at participating U.S. retailers while supplies last – so once they’re all gone, they’re all gone!

Purchase Xbox One Special Edition Halo: The Master Chief Collection Bundle from the Microsoft Store.

Check with your local retailers for more details and be sure to grab yours before it’s too late.

May 20th 2015 at 9:00 am | Accessories, Halo, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 118 comments

May 19th 2015, 5:28 pm PT

Mega Coin Squad is Now Available for Xbox One

Mega Coin SquadContent: Mega Coin Squad
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Game Description: Mega Coin Squad features fast-paced and explosive on-the-couch combat! Take on your friends in 1-4 player matches spanning multiple worlds and game modes. The ultimate party game for platformer lovers to show off their skills! Harness your skills through the single player campaign then invite your friends over to show them who’s boss!

Xbox Live Gold members save 20% when they purchase Mega Coin Squad (for a limited time only).

*Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region.

Purchase Mega Coin Squad for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Big Pixel Studios
Publisher: Adult Swim Games
Website: Mega Coin Squad
Twitter: @BigPixelStudios

May 19th 2015 at 5:28 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 24 comments

May 19th 2015, 10:02 am PT

Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves is Now Available for Xbox

Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves (DLC)Content: Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves
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Game Description: Expand your Destiny adventure with a wealth of weapons, armor, and gear to earn in new story missions, three new competitive multiplayer maps, and a new cooperative Strike. The three new competitive multiplayer maps are: Black Shield, Thieves’ Den, and Widow’s Court. Also includes new House of Wolves themed emblems, armor shaders, and player ships.

NOTE: Destiny game required to play. Do not purchase if you already own the Limited, Ghost or Digital Guardian Edition with Expansion Pass. Expansion II may not be available on all platforms or in all territories. Pricing and release dates may vary by platform. 

Purchase Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Purchase Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves for Xbox 360 from the Xbox Games Store

 

Product Info:
Developer: Bungie
Publisher: Activision
Website: Destiny
Twitter: @DestinyTheGame

May 19th 2015 at 10:02 am | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox 360, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 46 comments

May 18th 2015, 10:16 pm PT

UPDATED: This Week’s Deals with Gold

Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 25 May 2015.

Xbox One

    

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes  Xbox One Game 50%
Dragon Age: Inquisition  Xbox One Game 50%
Dragon Age: Inquisition Deluxe Edition Xbox One Game 50%
Dragon Ball  Xenoverse  Xbox One Game 33%
Warframe Platinum: 170 Platinum Add-On 33%
Warframe Platinum: 370 Platinum Add-On 33%
Warframe Platinum: 1000 Platinum + Mods Add-On 40%
Unmechanical: Extended Xbox One Game 40%
Jet Car Stunts Xbox One Game 40%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.

Xbox 360

         

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Dragon Ball  Xenoverse  Games On Demand 33%
GRID: Autosport  Games On Demand 50%
Soulcalibur II HD Online  Arcade 75%
Star Trek  Games On Demand 75%
PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures 2 Games On Demand 66%
Dragon Age Inquisition Deluxe Upgrade  Add-On 25%
Dragon Age 2 Games On Demand 60%
Dragon Age: Origins Games On Demand 70%
Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening Add-On 50%
Metal Gear Solid 2 & 3 HD Games On Demand 50%
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes  Games On Demand 50%
Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker HD Edition  Games On Demand 50%
Mafia II Jimmy’s Vendetta Add-On 50%
Mafia II Joe’s Adventure Add-On 50%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.

*Post updated 19 May 9:00a PT to reflect current sales.

May 18th 2015 at 10:16 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 114 comments

May 18th 2015, 9:19 pm PT

Farming Simulator 15 is Now Available for Xbox

Farming Simulator 15Content: Farming Simulator 15
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Game Description: With a brand new graphics and physics engine, Farming Simulator 15 offers an immense open world filled with details and visual effects! Online with friends in multiplayer, or in solo, manage and develop your own farm: harvesting, animal husbandry (cows, chicken and sheep), sales of fresh products, investment in new and more powerful vehicles or tools.

Purchase Farming Simulator 15 for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Purchase Farming Simulator 15 for Xbox 360 from the Xbox Games Store (Available Soon)

Product Info:
Developer: Giants Software
Publisher: Focus Home Interactive
Website: Farming Simulator 15
Twitter: @farmingsim

May 18th 2015 at 9:19 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox 360, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 27 comments

May 18th 2015, 5:01 pm PT

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is Now Available for Xbox One

The Witcher 3: Wild HuntContent: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
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Game Description: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a story-driven, next-generation open world role-playing game set in a visually stunning fantasy universe full of meaningful choices and impactful consequences. In The Witcher, you play as a professional monster hunter, Geralt of Rivia, tasked with finding a child of prophecy in a vast open world rich with merchant cities, pirate islands, dangerous mountain passes, and forgotten caverns to explore.

Purchase The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Purchase The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Game + Expansion Pass for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

 

You can also grab free DLC for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt here – Beard and Hairstyle Set and Temerian Armor Set.

 

Product Info:
Developer: CD Projekt RED
Publisher: CD Projekt S.A.
Website: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Twitter: @witchergame

*For a chance to win The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Collectors Edition and other prizes, check out this post.

May 18th 2015 at 5:01 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 33 comments

May 15th 2015, 4:38 pm PT

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Collector’s Edition Giveaway

Back in March I recorded an unboxing video of CD Projekt RED’s The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Collector’s Edition with the revelation one lucky winner would win this rare collector’s set. With the game set to release on 19 May, now is the time for your chance to win.

How do you enter for a chance to win?

Simple. All you have to do is leave a comment to this post answering the following question:

Magical powers or brute force combat, what’s your strategy for fighting monsters?

What can you win?

  • Three winners will win a digital code for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on Xbox One.
  • One winner will win a digital code for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on Xbox One + Season Pass.
  • One Grand Prize winner will win The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Collectors Edition (autographed by me) + Season Pass.

What are the rules?

Leave a comment to this post with your answer. Do not @ reply me on Twitter. That won’t count!

Deadline to enter is 4:00 pm PT / 7:00 pm ET on Friday, 22 May 2015. One entry per person. Contest is open to everyone but prize availability might not be available in all regions – check the availability of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt  in your Xbox LIVE region. Winners will be notified via the e-mail account associated with their Disqus account or Twitter (when applicable) on or about 25 May. We use the Disqus commenting system – read this if you have questions about Disqus.

Have fun and good luck!

Note: If you do not have an e-mail address or Twitter name associated with your Disqus login, you must include this information in your comment to be eligible. Any winner who does not respond to my notification within 72 hours will forfeit the prize. For faster notification, follow me on Twitter where I can DM you if you win. Only comments received at www.majornelson.com will be considered.

May 15th 2015 at 4:38 pm | Contests, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 4,965 comments

May 14th 2015, 5:35 pm PT

NERO is Now Available for Xbox One

NEROContent: NERO
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Game Description: NERO is a first person adventure game based on puzzle solving and exploration. NERO is a wonderful journey in a magic world where a kid is the key to all locks and the nights aren’t as frightening as you think. Play the role of this kid, followed by a mysterious black-clothed companion, discovering the truth behind this epic journey.

Purchase NERO for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Storm in a Teacup
Publisher: Storm in a Teacup
Website: NERO
Twitter: @stcware

May 14th 2015 at 5:35 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 17 comments

May 14th 2015, 1:58 pm PT

Live Stream – Previewing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt launches 19 May and I have the opportunity to team up with Jeff Rubenstein and stream the game tomorrow.

The stream is scheduled for Friday, 15 May at 3p ET/12n PT and will be streamed live on the Xbox Twitch channel (or watch it below once it goes live).

Watch the stream for a chance to win a code that will unlock the game when it is officially released. And be sure to stick around for the end of the stream where I talk about how one lucky winner is going to win The Witcher: Wild Hunt Collector’s Edition I autographed in this unboxing video I did back in March.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is available for Digital Pre-order and Pre-download on Xbox One. For more information about The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, check out the official site here.

May 14th 2015 at 1:58 pm | Contests, Deal, Marketplace, Pre-order, Preview, Streaming, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 8 comments

May 14th 2015, 9:27 am PT

Payday 2: Crimewave Edition is Now Available for Digital Pre-order and Pre-download on Xbox One

Game Description: XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 6/16/2015. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM EST ON THE RELEASE DATE.

PAYDAY is an action-packed, four-player co-op shooter where you rob banks and get paid. The Crimewave edition includes an enhanced graphic engine. Up to four friends co-operate on the hits and as the crew progresses the jobs become bigger, better and more rewarding. The pre-order edition includes the pre-order lootbag content, adding new gear, masks and money to your game.

Pre-order the game now and save 25% – offer valid for a limited time for Xbox Live Gold and Silver members.

May 14th 2015 at 9:27 am | Deal, Marketplace, Pre-order, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 5 comments

May 14th 2015, 9:00 am PT

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege – Release Date Announcement Trailer

Ubisoft just released a trailer for Rainbow Six Siege announcing the game will hit stores 13 October.

Selecting one of 20 Operators will be an important choice for all Rainbow Six Siege players. Will you focus on jamming the opposing squad’s communications? Or will you favor the ever-reliable bulletproof barricade? Will a ranged breach launcher be more useful to you than a sledgehammer? Every choice contributes to your team in different ways, and you can discover the possibilities when Rainbow Six Siege hits stores on October 13, 2015.

Catch all the latest news on this game and more at Xbox Wire.

May 14th 2015 at 9:00 am | Announcements, Trailer, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 5 comments

May 12th 2015, 5:17 pm PT

Schrödinger’s Cat and the Raiders of the Lost Quark is Now Available for Xbox One

Schrödinger's Cat and the Raiders of the Lost QuarkContent: Schrödinger’s Cat and the Raiders of the Lost Quark
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Game Description: Schrödinger’s Cat is a fun, frantic, wacky and colourful puzzle-laden platform game, set in a unique and quirky quantum physics world. There’s chaos at the Particle Zoo! What used to be a cheery theme-park environment is now overrun with hungry leptons, sticky-fingered gluons and massive, stubborn bosons. The Zoo is put on lockdown, and the emergency services are called in to sort everything out. Those emergency services? Schrödinger’s Cat, of course!

Purchase Schrödinger’s Cat and the Raiders of the Lost Quark for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Italic Pig and Team17 Digital Ltd
Publisher: Team17 Digital Ltd
Website: Schrödinger’s Cat and the Raiders of the Lost Quark
Twitter: @italicpig

May 12th 2015 at 5:17 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 18 comments

May 12th 2015, 5:01 pm PT

Lifeless Planet: Premier Edition is Now Available for Xbox One

Lifeless Planet: Premier EditionContent: Lifeless Planet: Premier Edition
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Game Description: Lifeless Planet is a third-person action-adventure that features an old-school sci-fi story and spectacular environments in the spirit of classic action-adventures. After a hard landing on the planet, the astronaut discovers the planet that was reported to be rich with life is instead a barren wasteland. When he goes searching for his crew, he makes a more startling discovery: evidence that humans have already been to this planet years ago! When he comes upon a deserted Soviet-era Russian town, he struggles to make sense of his mission. Explore 20 unique and atmospheric environments on a vast and treacherous planet.

Xbox Live Gold members save 20% when they purchase Lifeless Planet (for a limited time only).

*Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region.

Purchase Lifeless Planet: Premier Edition for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Stage 2 Studios
Publisher: Stage 2 Studios
Website: Lifeless Planet
Twitter: @LifelessPlanet

May 12th 2015 at 5:01 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 36 comments

May 12th 2015, 9:30 am PT

Ubisoft Announces Assassin’s Creed Syndicate

Ubisoft just announced the next title coming to the Assassin’s Creed series. Coming to Xbox One on 23 October, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate takes place in London during the Industrial Revolution (1868).

It was an age of invention and prosperity built on the backs of working class slaves. As gangster assassin Jacob Frye, you will recruit your gang to fight for justice on behalf of the oppressed working class. Lead the underworld to take back London in a visceral adventure filled with action, intrigue and brutal combat.

To watch more trailers or for more information about Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, check out this story at Xbox Wire.

May 12th 2015 at 9:30 am | Announcements, Industry, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 49 comments

May 11th 2015, 9:34 pm PT

Project CARS Digital Edition is Now Available for Xbox One

Project CARSContent: Project CARS Digital Edition
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Game Description: Guided, tested, and approved by a passionate community of racing fans and real-life drivers, Project CARS represents the next-generation of racing simulation as the ultimate combination of fan desire and developer expertise. Discover an unrivaled immersion fueled by world-class graphics and handling that allows you to truly feel the road. Create a driver, pick from a huge variety of motorsports in a dynamic career mode and write your own tale in an intense online multiplayer.

Purchase Project CARS Digital Edition for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Slightly Mad Studios
Publisher: BANDAI NAMCO
Website: Project CARS
Twitter: @projectcarsgame

May 11th 2015 at 9:34 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 65 comments

May 11th 2015, 7:27 pm PT

This Week’s Deals with Gold and Spotlight Sale

Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 18 May 2015.

Xbox One

     

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Saints Row IV:  Re-elected  Xbox One Game 25%
Saints Row IV: Re-elected & Gat out of Hell Xbox One Game 33%
Saints Row Gat out of Hell  Xbox One Game 33%
Destiny Digital Guardian Edition Xbox One Game 33%
Destiny* Xbox One Game 50%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.

*Valid for Xbox Live Gold and Silver members.

Xbox 360

        

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Saints Row: Gat out of Hell Games On Demand 33%
Saints Row IV Games On Demand 67%
Saints Row: The Third Games On Demand 67%
Destiny Games On Demand 50%
Gears Judgment Lost Relics DLC Pack  Add-On 67%
Gears Judgment Call to Arms DLC Pack  Add-On 60%
Gears Judgment Total Skin Pack Add-On 60%
Gears Judgment Epic Weapon Skin Pack Add-On 50%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.

May 11th 2015 at 7:27 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 113 comments

May 11th 2015, 5:22 pm PT

AirMech Arena is Now Available for Xbox One

AirMech ArenaContent: AirMech Arena
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Game Description: AirMech Arena is a highly competitive fast-paced real-time strategy game, where players team up AirMechs to amass unrelenting combat forces and destroy the enemy team’s fortress. In the future, the last survivors of the Great War continue their fight with the ultimate war machine: the AirMech. Created using lost technology, Pilots have found, salvaged, or stolen AirMechs that they use to protect the weak, or to pillage.

Purchase AirMech Arena for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Carbon Games, Inc.
Publisher: Ubisoft
Website: AirMech Arena
Twitter: @AirMechArena

May 11th 2015 at 5:22 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 4 comments

May 7th 2015, 6:44 pm PT

Slice Zombies for Kinect is Now Available for Xbox One

Slice Zombies for KinectContent: Slice Zombies for Kinect
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Game Description: Slice Zombies for Kinect is the ultimate Kinect experience for your Xbox One. Well, so the zombie apocalypse is long over and there are still thousands of zombies left. So what do we do with them now? It’s easy! Step in front of your Kinect and use your hands to cut, grab and shoot zombies into little pieces.

Xbox Live Gold members get a 20% discount – offer valid until 22 May.

*Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region.

Product Info:
Developer: MADE GmbH
Publisher: MADE GmbH
Website: http://www.slicezombies.com/
Twitter: @madeapps

May 7th 2015 at 6:44 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 41 comments

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